Alcohol and Other Drugs – Workshop

This workshop details the following units of competency and individuals will learn how to work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector, work with clients who are intoxicated, assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues...

Course Details

This workshop can be tailored using up to 5 units of competency according to the needs of the workforce. These units are detailed below.

The duration of the workshop will depend on which units are selected. For further information, please contact the training manager to discuss these options.

Units of competency:

  • CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

The knowledge and skills required by all workers who may be working primarily with clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues and provides a basic introduction to values, services and approaches applied to work in this sector.

  • CHCAOD406E Work with clients who are intoxicated

The knowledge and skills required to work with alcohol and/or other drug affected clients in a range of settings including night patrols, detoxification/ withdrawal units and sobering up shelters.

  • CHCAOD408B Assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues

The knowledge and skills required to assess client needs in the context of identifying options for delivery of community services to support their needs, including applying standard processes and procedures to providing a comprehensive assessment of clients’ alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and other needs, developing case plans based on the assessment, and referring clients to other services as required.

  • CHCAOD409E Provide alcohol and-or other drug withdrawal services

The knowledge and skills required to provide support and assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including combinations of these.

  • CHCAOD411A Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drug issues

The knowledge and skills required to provide a range of intervention strategies to address alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues within the scope of an individual’s treatment plan.

Open to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people working in the SEWB field.

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